U.S. Preventive Medicine recently announced a new strategic development collaboration with Qualcomm Life Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm, for functionality enhancements to Macaw, the company’s mobile health & fitness app, as well as for accelerated integration with other wireless devices, monitors and sensors that are part of Qualcomm Life’s 2net Platform and wireless health ecosystem.
Ginger.io (@ginger.io) was selected as one of three grand prize winners at the SXSW Startup Accelerator in Austin, TX this week.
Commentary on how mobile technology is powerful and helping to transform healthcare, improving patient care, and helping to deal with a shortage of physicians
Calculate by QxMD carries the same level of finesse and finish as its impressive partner apps. The switch to Android has not had any negative effects. This is an impressive medical calculator app which, with a free price tag, should appeal to all healthcare professionals who use an android phone.
Vodafone has announced it will be partnering with Boston Scientific to develop a remote patient monitoring system.
Anyone contemplating how to create their own app already has a vision of what that app will look like and how it will work in their own head. By teaching yourself design principles—both visual and interaction—you will be better equipped to flesh out your app idea and maximize its appeal. You will avoid making clumsy mistakes that go against typical design conventions and, with a little creativity, generate your own conventions for others to shamelessly steal. Teaching yourself to code actually works against this because you begin to think about and conceptualize your app based on your limited coding skill set. Instead of thinking about your project from a user perspective, you begin thinking about the guts inside it and how the nuts and bolts will fit together to make a working product.
by: Cullen Hebert, MD [Dr. Hebert is a critical care physician & pulmonologist in Baton Rouge, LA. We are excited to have him present his experience as a pioneer in emergency telemedicine] The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that a patient having an acute myocardial infarction have cardiac catheterization within 90 minutes of arrival at […]
Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) announced the release of its new iPad app. This app is designed to take advantage of the larger screen of the iPad tablet and includes a fresh layout that is iPad friendly.
by: Perry W. Payne, Jr., MD/JD/MPP The Journal of Medical Internet Research recently published an article in which a team of researchers from multiple countries conducted a structured literature review to assess the scope of policy issues that individuals, institutions and governments face when implementing eHealth programs. eHealth, which broadly refers to the use of […]
UHC, an alliance of the nation’s leading nonprofit academic medical centers, recently announced the launch of a mobile app for RxLINK™, UHC’s online analytic tool that gives hospitals unprecedented insight into their pharmacy price performance.
The US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) will be hosting a Mobile Device Roundtable on Friday, March 16 from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m in Washington DC. The topic to be discussed involves ways to safeguard health information from prying eyes and will provide participants with […]
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is seeking public comments on privacy and security issues and best practices related to the use of mobile devices in healthcare settings.